DoneMon, Sep 17, 2007 11:30 AM UTC
Murano Glas - Modern Design
The auction includes 637 lots and shows a wide range of important objects designed by famous architects and artists as well as over 150 colourful glass items of all important Murano glass artists and factories. A collection of high quality glass from Murano factories, dating from the Thirties to the Nineties, sets a brightly coloured accent with works by Venini, Seguso Vetri d'Arte, Cenedese, Salviati, Archimede Seguso and Barovier & Toso: these are supplemented by unique pieces by Alfredo Barbini, Lino Tagliapietra and Luigi Benzoni. High quality design characterizes the small furniture and seating by leading architects and designers such as Eero Saarinen, Alvar Aalto, Gaetano Pesce, Hans. J. Wegner, Charles Eames, Arne Jacobsen, Meret Oppenheim and Trix & Robert Haussmann. Also on offer is a splendid selection of ceramics, metalwork, jewellery, plastics, tin toys and much more besides by Peter Behrens, Lino Sabattini, Otto Lindig, Victor Vasarely, Otto Piene, Ernst Fuchs, Salvador Dala, Albrecht and George Hohlt, Carl Pott, Wilhelm Wagenfeld and Richard Bampi.